Villages in Action / Opportunities / Thu 20th Sep 2012 Press and Marketing Volunteer Opportunity
Villages in Action (VIA) is a rural touring scheme based in Crediton, Devon that covers five of the rural Districts of Devon. We help to bring top quality professional performances and workshops at affordable prices to communities through a network of local volunteer promoters. We are looking for a motivated volunteer with an appreciation and knowledge of theatre, music, visual arts contemporary culture to help us to develop our press and media work within the charity.
This is a flexible role and we would love to hear from anyone that has an interest in joining our small team.
Volunteer applicants will want to gain experience working for an Arts based Charity and should have an interest in developing our media procedures with us.
The role can in include the development of some or all of the following depending on the skill base of the volunteer.
•Collecting and collating press cuttings
•Building on existing relationships with local media
•Photography and filming of shows and performances for social media sites
•Identification of press contacts
•Development of a database of contacts
•Identify press contacts and relevant publications
•Attend shows and photograph/film artists for social networking sites
•Check our contacts are up to date on the database
•Devise a press release annual calendar for us to use
•Develop a press contact procedure
•Implement press release mail outs by creating an efficient system
•Collect and collate press cuttings to identify what works
•Identify new press contact options
•Help to write press releases
•Interest in devising and implementing creative media campaigns
•Produce compelling press materials
•Build excellent relations with the media, external partners and colleagues
•Interest in networking
•Experience of working with an Arts based Charity
• Travel expenses to Crediton offices of up to £5 per day
•Opportunities to meet performers
•Free admission to high-quality shows and performances across Devon
Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in this opportunity.
For more information visit http://www.villagesinaction.co.uk/